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Lagos police arrest one person over clash in Oyingbo

Mr Hundeyin said the fracas by some suspected street urchins was brought under control by Rapid Response Squad.

• July 30, 2022
SP Benjamin Hundeyin
SP Benjamin Hundeyin

Police in Lagos have arrested one person in connection with the clash that happened on Friday at the Oyingbo area of the state.

The police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Saturday.

Mr Hundeyin said the fracas by some suspected street urchins was brought under control by Rapid Response Squad (RRS), led by CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi and men from the Denton Police Division.

“One suspect, aged 40, (name withheld) of Cole Street, Ebutte Metta, was arrested. We don’t have any report of any death in the clash.

“Several bags of assorted hard drugs were also recovered,” he said.

The spokesman said patrol teams had been stationed around the area while investigations were on to arrest the rest of the miscreants.

He added that the suspect and exhibits would be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for investigation.

(NAN)

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